Two Ferraris stolen from Ontario were given fraudulent VINs and re-registered in Alberta: police

Police have recovered two Ferrari’s that had been stolen from Ontario earlier this 12 months and subsequently re-registered in Alberta utilizing fraudulent car identification numbers.

The primary car was seized after police pulled over its driver for a site visitors violation in downtown Edmonton on Sept. 12.

On the identical time, the Alberta RCMP North Auto Theft Unit was conducting an investigation into two stolen Ferraris.

In a information launch issued, on Thursday, police mentioned that investigators quickly realized that the stolen Ferrari was related to that preliminary investigation.

Three days in a while Sept. 15, members of the RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence in Leduc County and seized one other stolen Ferrari.

Police say that each stolen autos had been given fraudulent car identification numbers and re-registered in Alberta.

The autos included a 2017 Ferrari 488 and a 2023 Ferrari F8 Tributo and had a mixed worth of almost $1 million, police say.

Police have since charged two Edmonton residents with numerous offences associated to the investigation, together with possession of property obtained by crime.

At this level, it’s not instantly clear the place in Ontario the Ferraris had been stolen from.

Police say that each autos had been stolen inside the previous 12 months.